The minor in public health epidemiology is designed to introduce students to the application of epidemiological methods to real world public health challenges and research. After completing the two required courses, students may select three courses from the list of elective courses below.
Eligibility and Application Procedure
- Students enrolled in baccalaureate programs at Indiana University or other accredited colleges or universities who are in good academic standing may pursue the minor in epidemiology.
- Students must declare their intention to receive a minor by completing an application. Students may contact the undergraduate academic advisor in the Fairbanks School of Public Health at (317) 278-0753 if there are any questions associated with the minor or minor application. This application should be completed when the student completes an application for graduation of the baccalaureate degree.
- Students who successfully complete the requirements for the epidemiology minor with a 2.5 GPA or above as well as a grade of “C” or better in all courses credited to the minor will have the minor conferred with their baccalaureate degree.
Take the two courses below for a total of six credits
- PBHL-E 322 Principles of Epidemiology (3 credits)
- PBHL-E 109 Introduction to Public Health (3 credits
And choose three of the courses below for a total of nine credits
- PBHL-E 210 Zombie Apocalypse and Other Doomsday Infections (3 credits)
- PBHL-E 303 Sores and Drips: Epidemiology of Sexually Transmitted Infections (3 credits)
- PBHL-E 323 Chasing Disease: Field Epidemiology (3 credits)
- PBHL-E 335 The Lurking Pandemic: Chronic Disease Epidemiology (3 credits)
Ready to Get Started?
Students must declare their intention to receive a minor by completing the minor application form below. This application should be completed at the same time you complete the application for graduation for your baccalaureate degree.